Notices sorted by graduation date.
Alexander Lathrop Johnson (Educ '00) of Springfield, Va., died July 9, 2012. He taught at the Darrow School in New Lebanon, N.Y.; and the Bullis School in Potomac, Md. For many years, he worked at the History Factory in Chantilly, Va., developing digital heritage management solutions that encompass the life cycle of an organization. Survivors include his wife, Paula "Polly" Reardon Johnson (Educ '00).
Ann Marie Benzinger (Col '03, Educ '03) of Wolftown, Va., died Sept. 23, 2012. She taught at Greene Middle School and served as a board member, tutor and mentor at the Madison Literary Council. Ms. Benzinger was co-founder of Alpha-1 Advocacy Alliance, a nonprofit organization through which she devoted her time educating and advocating for Alpha-1 liver and lung disease patients. She was a member of the National Blood Foundation and the Girl Scouts of America.
Antoinette Strobino Ewell (Educ '04) of Palmyra, Va., died Oct. 1, 2012. She retired from the Department of Defense Dependents Schools system in Naples, Italy, in 1995, after more than 20 years of service. Throughout her career with the DoDDS, she was stationed in Italy, Spain and the Azores, both as a teacher of biological sciences and later as an assistant principal. Prior to her government service, she was a Peace Corps volunteer in India, where she helped build a library in the Tamil Nadu district. After retiring, Ms. Ewell returned to school to study special education and was a fellow of the Institute for Development of Educational Activities. She enjoyed oil painting, traveling and genealogy research.
Clinton S. McHugh (Law '05) of Chicago died July 17, 2012. After graduating from the University, he was an associate at Kirkland and Ellis and at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher and Flom in Chicago. He served as general counsel for the Regional Transportation Authority in Chicago until June 2012, when he and his wife relocated to Greenwood Village, Colo. Mr. McHugh was in the process of completing a master's degree in public policy and public administration at Northwestern University. He enjoyed bicycling, hiking, kayaking, swimming and photography.